Posts Tagged ‘legal’

Five Tips on Leveraging Trademarks to Protect Your Business

Ross Kimbarovsky | March 10th, 2017

Protecting your brand is an important part of building your business and maintaining your customers’ trust. A trademark identifies the product your company sells. For example, Apple is a trade name, while the iPhone is a trademark for the smartphones sold by Apple. Crucial brand elements like your company’s name, logo and tagline should be […]

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What Small Businesses Need to Know About Trademarks

Ross Kimbarovsky | January 30th, 2017

Protecting your brand is an important part of building your business and maintaining your customers’ trust. Crucial brand elements like your company’s name, logo and tagline should be protected so that no other company can enter the market and use your identity to sell their product or service. One of the earliest steps you can take […]

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10 Legal Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Small Business And How To Avoid Them

Ross Kimbarovsky | January 27th, 2017

I’ve been an attorney for over 20 years and have represented many startups, small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. I’ve seen many smart entrepreneurs and small business owners make critical legal mistakes that threatened the survival of their business. Fortunately, most legal mistakes are minor and can be fixed. But there are legal mistakes that […]

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Your Logo Matters: What You Must Know About Branding Your Law Firm

Ross Kimbarovsky | January 12th, 2017

Branding is not optional. Every law firm and lawyer has a brand. But the vast majority of law firms and lawyers spend little or no time thinking about their brand. In fact, as I wrote previously: For decades, law firm branding in the United States was simple: take the last names of the key equity partners, […]

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Five Tips To Help You Brand Your Law Firm or Law Practice

Ross Kimbarovsky | January 11th, 2017

For decades, law firm branding in the United States was simple: take the last names of the key equity partners, pick a font, and you have a name, logo and a brand. Such  simplicity has one very important drawback – it’s ineffective. Many law firms and lawyers believe that branding is optional. That’s not quite […]

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Everything Marketers Need To Know To Avoid Violating Copyright Law

Ross Kimbarovsky | October 12th, 2016

Your go-to-guide for respecting copyright law as a marketer.

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Three Awesome Tools for Small Businesses and Startups

Arielle Kimbarovsky | January 13th, 2016

It’s not easy to start and run a successful business. After all, business owners must manage many different things and wear different hats in operating their business. From developing products and services to hiring to payroll, owners have a lot on their plates! Fortunately, there are some terrific mobile and web tools that entrepreneurs and […]

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How Your Small Business Or Startup Can Hire A Good Lawyer Without Losing Your Shirt

Ross Kimbarovsky | May 30th, 2013

  Most business owners dread having to talk with and hire lawyers. Some fear they’ll end up paying exorbitant legal fees or that they’ll receive bad advice that will destroy their business (if you’ve watched the show Arrested Development and have seen Barry Zuckerkorn in action, you’ll know exactly what I mean). Others agonize over […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: MyCorporation

admin | September 19th, 2012

Let’s face it: most of us are rubbish at knowing what’s going on when it comes filing legal documents. You tell us to file our taxes and we respond with TurboTax. We’re not well-versed on the process, what forms need to be filed, when and where said forms should be filed, and what the expense could […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Lingua Franca Traducciones

admin | June 27th, 2012 FINAL-Lingua-Franca.jpg

This week’s small business spotlight came with a harrowing story about a 700 km taxi ride across western Europe at 3:00 am, racing against the clock to deliver a document on time.  Sounds like the beginning of a Robert Ludlum novel, right? It’s actually just another day in the legal document translation business. Lingua Franca […]

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